Tuesday, March 8, 2022
Wellfish Diagnositics gets US$1.6 million investment to evolve aquaculture diagnostic practices
WellFish Diagnostics, a spin-off company from the University of West Scotland (UWS), is poised to transform aquaculture's diagnostic practices with a new £1.2 million (US$1.6 million) investment from UWS, Kelvin Capital and Scottish En ...
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
US$1.9 million funds cover eight projects in UK to jumpstart aquaculture and fishing initiatives
Eight new projects that are part of the United Kingdom's Fisheries Industry Science Partnership (FISP) have been awarded a share of £1.4 million (US$1.9 million) to jumpstart sustainable fishing and aquaculture initiatives.
Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Mowi Scotland appoints new fish health, welfare and biology director
Mowi Scotland announced the appointment of Hervé Migaud as the company's fish health, welfare and biology director.
Friday, February 18, 2022
The Philippines to set up aquaculture hatcheries to improve fish supply
The Philippines' Department of Agriculture's Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources is looking to setup more legislated hatcheries intended for fry production to expand the country's aquaculture sector, the Philippine News Agency reporte ...
Friday, January 28, 2022
Investment in Indonesia's marine and fisheries industry expected to reach US$418 million in 2021
Sakti Wahyu Trenggono, Indonesia's Marine Affairs and Fisheries Minister, said investments in the country's marine and fisheries industry is expected to reach IDR 6.02 trillion (~US$418 million; IDR 10000 = US$0.70) in 2021, Antara Indonesi ...
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Philippines fish producers oppose plan to import 60,000 tonnes of fish
Fish producers in the Philippines have expressed their objections against a planned importation of 60,000 tonnes of fish by the Department of Agriculture (DA), saying such move will impact the production of aquaculture and other stakeholder ...
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Cambodia's aquaculture and freshwater fisheries sector earns US$1.7 billion in 2021
A report from Cambodia's Fisheries Administration showed the country saw more than US$1.713 billion in profits in 2021 from the aquaculture and freshwater fishery industry, Khmer Times reported.
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
India launches fishes and aquaculture startup challenge
India's Department of Fisheries has launched the "Fisheries Startup Grand Challenge", a competition for startups to present creative solutions for the country's fisheries and aquaculture industry, PIB India reported.
Monday, January 17, 2022
US price index for meats, poultry, fish and eggs increases 12.5% in 2021
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the US Department of Labor reported its latest December 2021 numbers.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Indonesia's eFishery raises US$90 million in Series C round
Indonesia-based agritech startup eFishery closed a US$90 million Series C round co-led by Temasek, SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and Sequoia Capital India, the company announced in a press statement on January 11.
Monday, January 17, 2022
Kerala, India minister backs aquaculture fish production in light of declining wild catch
Fish production through aquaculture should be increased substantially as wild catch is declining, Saji Cherian, Fisheries Minister of Kerala, India, said.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Nofima to glean insights on how cod, salmon and lumpfish cope with challenges in farm environments
Norwegian food research institute Nofima is developing a methodology to help aquaculture understand climate-change-related stress for species like cod, salmon and lumpfish.
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Tokio Marine & Nichido to launch insurance for land-based fish farming in Japan
Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co. plans to sell an insurance policy for operators of land-based fish farming in Japan, starting in January next year.
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Genomics marker tool to help identify hybrid fish in Tanzania
An inexpensive genomics marker tool can accurately identify hybrid fish that threaten the survival of natural tilapia populations in aquaculture, helping empower both aquaculture producers and conservation efforts in Tanzania.
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Cambodian government seeks World Bank help to improve meat and fish farming
The Cambodian government has asked the World Bank to help Cambodia improve its meat production and fish farming to ensure safe products for consumers, Khmer Times reported.

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